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Students today need ever more efficient and effective means to establish their credentials. Rutgers' Italian for Reading Knowledge online certificate program combines the rigor of one of the most respected language programs in the country with the access afforded by online courses.

The program is ideal for:

  • Graduate Students - seeking to fulfill year 1 or 3 Reading Knowledge certification requirements. After completing both semesters of Italian for Reading Knowledge, students will be eligible for-and prepared to take-the certification test.
  • Undergraduate Students - applying to graduate school and seeking an additional credential to secure admission to the program of their choice.

Of course, you don't have to pursue a degree to pursue a dream. If you seek the personal enrichment that results from learning about and from other cultures, you will find it here.

...with no requirement to meet.

Online & On Your Schedule.

The courses in the program are fully online, so you will not be required to attend class sessions during specific time slots.

Strength of Program.

Rutgers has long been a national leader in the humanities, ranked #4 among American public universities by Times Higher Education (U.K.) in 2013.

Educational Value.

As the state university of New Jersey, a Rutgers education offers tremendous value and access to the resources of a major research institution.

Personal Development.

No matter your education, career, or personal aspirations, learning a language spoken by 62 million people worldwide can help you achieve them.

Unlock a World of Possibility

Learning to read Italian gives you access to a culture that has had a profound and lasting influence since antiquity, opening up a world of disciplines and their respective masters...

Course Descriptions for 105 and 106

REQUIRED TEXTS 1. Read & Think Italian. Premium Second Edition. McGraw Hill, 2017. ISBN: 9781259836336 2. San Filippo, M. Learn Italian in a Hurry: Grasp the Basics of Italiano Rapidamente! Adams Media, 2007. ISBN: 9781598695502 3. Italian-English/English Italian dictionary. Any edition

The certificate program is 3 credits in the fall and 3 credits in the spring. Tuition Info here:

Visiting students please register here:

  pdf Visiting Student Registration fall 2024


pdf Visiting Student Guide

Please contact Dr. Carmela Scala (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for any questions